Search for dissertations about: "occupational health and safety dissertation"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational health and safety dissertation.

  1. 1. Raising the (roll)bar : exploring barriers and facilitators to research translation in US public health

    Author : Pamela J. Tinc; Kristina Lindvall; Lars Weinehall; Julie Sorensen; Paul Jenkins; Per Nilsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; implementation science; research to practice; scale-up; Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research; Proctor taxonomy of implementation outcomes; evidence-based practices; stakeholder engagement; rollover protective systems; tractor overturns; farm safety; occupational safety; injury prevention; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Background In public health, implementation science work is crucial to protecting the safety and health of populations. Despite this, such efforts have been extremely limited within the specific public health field of occupational safety and health. READ MORE

  2. 2. On noise and hearing loss : Prevalence and reference data

    Author : Magnus Johansson; Stig Arlinger; Einar Laukli; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; irreversible occupational disease; noise-induced hearing; noise-induced measurements OAE ; spontaneous otoacoustic emissions SOAE ; transient evoked otoacoustic emissions TEOAE ; distortion product otoacoustic emissions DPOAE ; Audiology; Audiologi;

    Abstract : Noise exposure is one of the most prevalent causes of irreversible occupational disease in Sweden and in many other countries. In hearing conservation programs, aimed at preventing noise-induced hearing loss, audiometry is an important instrument to highlight the risks and to assess the effectiveness of the program. READ MORE

  3. 3. Screening for intimate partner violence in healthcare in Kano, Nigeria : Barriers and challenges for healthcare professionals

    Author : Ime Akpan John; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background Though there has been increased advocacy for screening for Intimate partner violence (IPV) in healthcare over the past decades, data from developed country context suggest that only one in ten healthcare providers routinely screen for this phenomena suggesting barriers. Knowledge on the screening activity, with regard to IPV, and related barriers among healthcare providers in Sub-Saharan Africa is lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Approach Towards Sustainable Building

    Author : Navid Gohardani; Folke Björk; Kjartan Gudmundsson; Göran Lindahl; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainability; Built environment; Sustainable renovation; High-efficient insulation materials; Sweden Green Building Council; Vacuum Insulation Panels VIP ; Decision making; GreenBuilding; Early stage; Stakeholders; A Concept for promotion of sustainable retrofitting and renovation in Early Stages ACES ; Early Stage Primary Energy Estimation Tool ESPEET ;

    Abstract : The motivation for development of energy efficiency and implementation of novel advanced materials applied in buildings can be traced to increasing energy costs in conjunction with an enhanced environmental awareness among people. This doctoral dissertation presents contributions towards sustainable building, where factors such as building technology, energy efficiency in buildings, workers' health issues during construction measures, and certain economic considerations for renovation of buildings have been considered. READ MORE